from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To indulge in an extravagant expense or luxury.
- intransitive v. To be showy or ostentatious.
- transitive v. To spend extravagantly or wastefully.
- n. An extravagant display.
- n. An expensive indulgence; a spree.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To gush, to flow or move in a rush.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A blustering demonstration, or great effort; a great display.
- intransitive v. To make a great display in any way, especially in oratory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blustering, noisy, or ostentatious demonstration, display, or effort.
- To make an ostentatious demonstration or display.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. indulge oneself
- v. be showy or ostentatious
- n. any act of immoderate indulgence
- n. an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
Perhaps blend of splash and surge.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Possibly from a blend of splash and surge. (Wiktionary)